RV Ernest Holt 4/70
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1970-04-17 — 1970-05-15|
|Port of departure||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the genetic structure of cod stocks at Iceland.
2. To place Mr Thompson and Mr Turner ashore at Reykjavik for 20 days to genotype cod by testing blood samples collected on the ERNEST HOLT and on foreign research vessels.
3. To coIlect biological specimens requested by colleagues in the Ministry's Laboratories; also at St Bartholomews Hospital and at Plymouth.
4. To bring back live flatfish.
|Chief scientist||Alan Jamieson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.33 MB)|
|General||North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Quantity: number of hauls = 67|
Description: various lab.studies
|Occasional standard measurements|